POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8600 South Freeway

January 04, 2022 - Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 8600 South Freeway (State Highway 288) service road about 6:10 a.m. today (Jan. 4).

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Senior Police Officer R. Saenz reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was walking in the roadway at the above address when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling northbound.  The driver fled the scene without stopping to render aid.  Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

JFC/JKS     1-4-22
Inc #001279422-Y


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